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to hear here. the significance of avoiding defense cuts, specifically referring to sequestration and could affect tens of thousands of people here in virginia specifically. the need to reinvest in the military and the significance of working closely with america's allies. a lot of these contrasts rhetorical more than actual contrasts and witness. he's been vague as some noticed about policy differences with the president but one place where he'll show a difference is on syria. more activist public position and suggesting that the rebels in that country's civil war to be armed and attack the president effectively prosecuting the terrorist attack as he'll describe it that led the death of four americans at the consulate there and libya and say among other things the attack on the consulate in benghazi was likely the work of the same forces that attacked our homeland on september 11th, one. he'll draw that link between that attack and al qaeda. thomas? >> nbc's peter alexander traveling with the romney campaign there in virginia, thank you so much. >> joining me today, a super sized edition.
to be very forceful in defense of his record and his presidency. and be clear where he wants to go. >> do you see them challenging each other on the floor during the town hall? >> it depends how the dynamic flows. my guess is both will be hesitant to do that. you're going to see them challenge them. it will be respectfully brutal. they are going to be tough 0 on each other but have to be aware you cannot be the same kind of aggressive in front of a room of people you can one-on-one. >> biden mentioned romney repeatedly by name during the debate. let's listen to part of that. >> governor romney was asked. governor rommy says. governor romney. >> nbc's first read says ryan said obama 14 times while biden said romney 26 times. based on those numbers, biden came out swinging certainly like governor romney did last week. what is your thought here? did congressman ryan miss an opportunity to come out and hit as romney did the week before? >> i think the take away number from that is the very few times that biden actually mentioned obama, simply because he doesn't have a record to run on. the way he
worried about that. and on top of this is up to 200,000 defense-related jobs that will be lost in virginia if sequestration, president obama's plan to lay off defense workers takes hold. we're very worried about that. >> that's not just president obama's plan to lay -- that was a plan that was reached by both parties. so let's be fair and let's be honest. >> well, and it was -- >> go ahead, brian. >> it was a result of the republicans -- it was a result of the republicans holding the debt ceiling hostage. and that's why they entered this plan. this was a scheme developed by eric cantor from virginia. but let's talk about the jobs that corey criticizes here. if they were so concerned about the average virginian, then they wouldn't be sacrificing defense spending, education like pell grants for the expense of providing the very wealthy additional tax cuts. 120,000 families throughout the country averaging $8 million a year will receive tax cuts from the romney plan. that is not good for the average virginian. the average virginian wants to send their kid to school here in virginia like odu c
to have a strong defense, these are all going to be important issues here. the president's team has a much better ground game in the state. i think some of that movement is the base coming home to mitt romney. which is something you expect to happen. late in the cycle. and so, the president has made the case. unemployment in virginia is below the national average as it is in ohio and florida. and i think that's one of the reasons he's doing better in these states. is not just the jobs numbers from friday, that show that we have gone below 8%. but that it's really made an impact in these communities. >> i want to go back and talk about what everyone else continues to talk b. the debate performance, in colorado on wednesday. take a list ton what jamcarvill said this morning and then we'll talk about it on the other side. >> it looked like to me he really didn't want to be there. his mind wasn't on it he didn't want to engage. he just wanted to get through the 90 minutes. >> that's the perception that we've heard from a lot of folks. not just on the right, the folks in the middle, folks on th
the department of defense, that's prohibited from participating in electoral politics, so you're stuck with me. >> we should note here that tv network is this one. chelsea clinton is a special correspondent here at nbc. >> they tuque the winners of a campaign contest, all online donors, to dinner on eighth street in washington, d.c. obama's guests all just happen to be from three battleground states, north carolina, ohio, and colorado. president obama will be visiting comedy central's daily show next thursday. it will be the president's sixth, count 'em, sixth appearance on that show. coming up the obama campaign gets off the fund-raising circuit, making a 180-degree turn in its strategy. how will this change the race? we'll talk about it. this is msnbc. era laundry detergent once stomped a stain with such power, [ rumbling, people screaming ] the results could be felt around the world. twice the stain fighting power as the next leading liquid value brand. era detergent. a lot of fight for a little dough. >>> president obama hunkering down preparing iffer a second debasement for his part, gove
session is what to do about the fiscal cliff, this whammy, this triple whammy of tax hikes and defense cuts and social program cuts that are scheduled to take effect the first of the year. i talked to one democratic congressman, a leader last night, i ran into him at an event in suburban washington. he said, don't look for congress to do anything substantiative in that lame duck, however, they might push that deadline back, work out some kind of deal, push it back six months, and get some serious negotiations on what to do about that fiscal cliff, some time in the springtime. >> mike viqueira, thank you. >>> the spin machine is in full effect over those jobs numbers. first, president obama used his weekly address to tout that drop in unemployment numbers to 7.8. >> more americans are entering the workforce, more americans are getting jobs. >> but mitt romney on his weekly podcast this morning argued that it is just more proof that obama's policies had failed. >> we created fewer jobs in september than in august, and fewer jobs in august than in july. and we've lost over 600,000 manufac
. fluke came to her defense saying so disappointed to see people attacking @real stacy dash. disagree politically but racist attacks are unacceptable. kid rock introducing paul ryan in his home state of michigan yesterday and joked about the presidential debate. >> i enjoyed it so much, i think i might throw a keg party for the ryan/biden debate. >> michigan's tv affiliates interview with ryan ended abruptly after the reporter asked a question about intercity gun violence. take a look. >> those are your words, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. >> that was kind of strange. stuff words in people's mouths. >> a spokesman for ryan issued a statement saying in part -- >> jimmy fallon pans the president and his debate performance itself. check this one out. >> apparently after last week's debate, polls show obama trailing mitt romney by one point. yeah. one point or as is also known the thing that obama failed to make during last week's debate. >> a lot of people are saying the government is cook the books. >> look i got to say if you're cooking the books 7.8% unemployment is
. the secretary of defense has called those kinds of cuts devastating to our national security. i will not cut our military. i'll restore that funding and keep our military second to none in the world. >> mitt romney on the stump there in ohio opening up there with governor chris christie from new jersey talking about repealing obama care and talking about the deficits that the country has achieved under president obama. we shall see how he goes for the rest of the day there, ohio so important to the romney campaign. no republican -- no republican has ever taken the white house without taking ohio. that's going to wrap things up for me. thanks for your time. "now" with alex wagner is coming up next. alex, because of doing that i can't do what i was going to do. >> oh. >> i can't. >> what a tease. we know it involves make the oreos. >> it does. >> the orioles. give america what they want. do it thomas. >> i'm going to get in trouble. >> we'll cut our show down for this. >> okay. >> oh, my god! >> tonight. >> now what if i -- i won't say like my nats -- >> can we get security to take me out of here
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